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About Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC)

Situated at the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Central Business District, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is the city’s most technologically–advanced, purpose-built facility for international, regional and local conventions, tradeshows, public exhibitions, entertainment and even, intimate private functions.

The Centre is one of the components within PETRONAS distinctive Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) development. Designed as a unique “city within a city”, the 100-acre development boasts a lush 50-acre landscaped KLCC Park, the signature PETRONAS Twin Towers, Asy’Syakirin Mosque, six-storeys of retail therapy (Suria KLCC), sustenance for the mind (PETROSAINS interactive science discovery centre) and a refuge for art enthusiasts (Galeri PETRONAS). Located within the KLCC is the Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS, home to the renowned Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra.

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is Malaysia’s award-winning purpose-built AIPC (International Association of Congress Centres) Gold Standard Venue. Spanning five levels, the Centre offers 20,059m2 of flexible function space including:

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  • 9,710m2 of column-free exhibition halls;
  • 3,000 capacity Plenary Hall;
  • 500-seat Plenary Theatre;
  • Grand Ballroom for 2,000 diners;
  • Banquet Hall for 750;
  • Conference Hall for 1,800;
  • 23 meeting rooms to accommodate between 50 and 256 delegates; and
  • The latest in wireless, 3G telecommunications, digital audio-visual and ancillary services.

The Centre also prides itself on having a professional team to ensure the delivery of world-class services and top-notch culinary offerings; the latter served by a 51-strong culinary brigade. All of its five kitchens; Chinese, Western, Cold, Pastry and Malay are certified halal.

Visitors to the Centre will enjoy a good selection of food at Parkview Deck on Level 1 overlooking the scenic KLCC Park and signature PETRONAS Twin Tower and eateries adjacent to the AQUARIA on the Concourse Level. An air-conditioned pedestrian walkway provides convenient access to the Suria KLCC and the Putra LRT station. Parking is not a problem with 700 car parks available at the Centre’s multi-tiered basement car park, as well as a fourstorey underground car park for 5,400 cars.

Since opening in 2005, the Centre has won numerous awards including the AIPC (International Association of Convention Centres) Innovation Award 2015, Best of Malaysia Awards 2014, International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Best Inaugural PR Award, rAWr (Recognising Award Winning Results) Awards 2013 for “Purpose Built Convention & Exhibition Centre Award For Excellence” in the Business Events category; Kuala Lumpur Mayor Universal Access Award 2013; Meeting Industry

Marketing Awards (MIMA) 2012 for “Best Print Advertising Campaign (Gold)” and the MICE Report Awards 2012 for “Best Convention Centre in Asia”.

The Centre has ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications, EarthCheck Bronze status (environment) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Certification (HACCP) recognition, the international food safety system for international convention facilities and five-star hotels. It is also the first in Asia to receive the “Gold” AIPC Quality Standards certification.

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The Centre is strategically located as part of a purposefully designed integrated precinct situated in the heart of the 100-acre ‘city within a city’ Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC, which offers spectacular surroundings, excellent connectivity, premier shopping, restaurants, an entertainment hub and over 25,000 hotel rooms, all within walking distance from the Centre.

The Centre is one of the 11 Malaysia’s Iconic Experience in Kuala Lumpur (MIEKL) attractions, together with the PETRONAS Twin Towers, Suria KLCC Shopping Mall, Petrosains, Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS (PETRONAS Philharmonic Hall), Galeri PETRONAS (PETRONAS Art Gallery), Aquaria KLCC, KLCC Park, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur and Impiana KLCC Hotel.

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MIEKL is designed to promote the 100-acre KLCC precinct as a must-visit destination and one-stop hub to work, play, shop, visit and live. Visitors and delegates can easily experience the MIEKL attractions and more through the varied and exciting assortment of cultural, recreational and entertainment activities, food & beverage (F&B) and accommodation choices offered in this ‘city within a city’.

Accommodation choices range from budget to 5-star, which means that room rates are just as varied, from as little as MYR200 to over MYR700. Given the Centre’s proximity to hotels, both onsite and within a 15 to 20-minute walk - considerable savings can be made on transportation and logistics when compared to other destinations. In addition, over 2,000 hotel rooms will come on-stream between now and 2018 including The Regent, Fairmont Kuala Lumpur, Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur and W Kuala Lumpur.

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A key component in differentiating Malaysia as a premier business events destination and highlighting the country’s unique multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-lingual landscape, the Centre’s complimentary Conventions Value-Add Programme, worth RM100,000, is a firm favourite of international professional conference organisers. Available for all confirmed international events, the Conventions Value-Add Programme includes site inspections, pre-function committee meetings, a cocktail reception or a press conference hosted by the Centre and 10 complimentary tickets to the PETRONAS Twin Towers’ Sky Bridge and 86th floor observation deck for a truly ‘birds’ eye’ view of the KLCC precinct and its surrounds.

This is all in addition to the Cultural Showcase, which gives international delegates a snapshot of the country’s rich and diverse cultural heritage without having to leave the facility and is a great convenience for delegates with limited time to visit attractions or undertake pre- and post-event tours. The Cultural Showcase is an experiential and interactive presentation of eight Malaysian arts and crafts - batik painting, basket weaving, wood carving, songket weaving, pewter smithing, henna painting, Chinese calligraphy and the gamelan (traditional Malay orchestra).

The Cultural Showcase is also a great ice-breaker and social engagement tool to create a social hub, networking environment and a sense of community and collaboration, which forms an integral part of the event content. In addition, the showcase provides delegates and visitors with the opportunity to support and deliver financial benefits to local small businesses and entrepreneurs, as well as help maintain the country’s cultural heritage for future generations.

The Centre consistently invests and upgrades its infrastructure and provides complimentary consultation on tailored information technology (IT) and communication solutions, ranging from internet access to a large scale LAN setup.

There is a single mode fibre connection throughout the building which supports multiple live 4K video and audio streams, live interactive systems, huge file transfer and much more.

The Centre’s network infrastructure consists of 1Gbps LAN ports supported by a 20Gbps backbone between the core and distribution switches utilising single mode fibre optic cables. The WiFi capacity of the Centre operates on the latest CISCO HDX system enabling high user density and expanded bandwidth.

Currently, the Centre has about 12,000 network ports with UTP CAT6 cabling throughout the venue. The number of ports assigned ranges from 4 to 12 in the meeting rooms to more than 50 in the conference halls, banquet halls and grand ballroom, and over 2,500 ports during an exhibition with a minimum of two ports per exhibitor.

On standby is a team of dedicated and highly skilled technicians who are proficient in the fields of lighting, presentation technology, telecommunications and IT to ensure the successful delivery of a cutting-edge event.

The Centre’s has established its reputation and has a proven track record of successfully hosting high-profile international, regional and national events. Since opening in 2005 to Oct 2016 the Centre has been the venue of choice for 11,843 events, accommodating over 20.4 million delegates and visitors and delivering an economic impact of approximately RM6.6 billion to Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia.

The local team has inspected the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and identified the meeting rooms for the ITA meetings and conference session as well as the exhibition floor and social events during the World Tunnel Congress 2020 & ITA General Assembly 2020. The meeting rooms at Level 3 and Level 4 has been booked.

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KLCC Floor Plans

The local team has inspected the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and identified the meeting rooms for the ITA meetings and conference session as well as the exhibition floor and social events during the World Tunneling Congress & ITA General Assembly 2020.

The meeting rooms at Level 3 and Level 4 has been booked.

KLCC floor plan

KLCC floor plan
KLCC floor plan

KLCC floor plan

KLCC floor plan
KLCC floor plan

KLCC floor plan

KLCC floor plan
KLCC floor plan

KLCC floor plan

KLCC floor plan
KLCC floor plan

Room for The General Assembly

The General Assembly session will take place in Conference Hall located at Level 3. The conference hall can take up to 1,800 delegates in theatre-style setup. The hall is fitted with built-in projection plus audio visual equipment, stage lighting and AV control room. This is the ideal choice for conference plenary sessions for meeting size between 1,000 - 1,500 people with a portable stage.

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KLCC Room

Room for The Opening Ceremony

With its feature entrance on Jalan Pinang, the Plenary Hall is the Centre’s signature centerpiece. Internal entrances at several points make for easy access and transfer to other areas within the Centre. The Hall is ideal for WTC 2020 opening ceremony. Spanning 2 levels, it is comfortable for audiences of 800 delegates to its capacity of 3,000 in tiered-seating. Technologically-advanced audio visual, sound and lighting systems, built-in rear projection facilities and screen.

The Plenary Hall provide a fixed stage with floor loading of 7.5kN/m2 and orchestra pit, backstage support facilities, secure VIP entrance, full fly tower with motorized rigging system and digital conference voting systems in front section of seats (802 seats) as well as the interactive microphone system together with built-in simultaneous interpretation system for up to 6 languages (including stage language).

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KLCC Room

Room for The Parallel Sessions

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is flexible and allows for a number of configurations to create session halls accommodating parallel conference session of 500-600 people in theatre setup.

There are further space options available to accommodate additional parallel sessions if the programme content merits this.

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Meetings Rooms for Working Groups and Committees

The Centre offers more than 20 meeting rooms for the Working Groups and Committee Meeting at one time. Expecting 13 active Working Groups (WG) and 4 ITA Committees meetings, the meeting rooms at Level 3 and Level 4 has been blocked from Sunday through to Tuesday.

Each room offers various size from 30-60 people depending on the room set up preferred by the WG and ITA Committees. All rooms will provide the built-in motorised screen and LCD projector as well as the audio system and meeting amenities.

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KLCC Room
KLCC Room

Exhibition Space

The Exhibition session and coffee and tea break will occupy in Grand Ballroom at Level 3. The Grand Ballroom offer complete flexibility when it comes to space and layout, as well as easy access for visitors. The Ballroom offer 2,389m² of exhibition space and take up to 140 3m x 3m shell scheme booths.

Mobile rigging grids with clear ceiling height of 9.3m which can be lowered to improve ambience for major functions with complete utility service every 9m: water, power and communications via floor pits and trenches.

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KLCC Room

The Press and Interview Room, ITA’s Office and Meeting Room have been reserved at the same floor as the WTC 2020 meetings at Level 3.

Work Station with internet connection is available at Level 3 & 4 for congress delegates to check their emails or download congress proceedings at any time.

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KLCC Room
KLCC Room

KLCC Amenities

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s world-class facilities are supported by a wide range of amenities to ensure the needs of visitors and delegates alike are taken care of.

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Prayer Rooms

Prayer rooms are available at the Centre Core on Concourse Level and Level 3 East and West Wing. Prayer mats, slippers and ablution wash area are provided in the prayer rooms. For private functions, a larger prayer room can be arranged at various function rooms in the Centre. The Asy’Syakirin Mosque is about a 10-min walk from the Centre through the Kuala Lumpur City Centre Park.

ATM

Automated teller machines are available at the Centre Core of the Concourse level. These machines also accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, Cirrus and Maestro cards. The nearest banks are located at the Suria KLCC shopping centre.

Parenting Room

For visitors with infants, parenting rooms are located on both wings of the Ground Level. They have a nappy change counter with a large sink, infant feeding sofa and a toilet.

Concierge

Our Concierge team stationed at the Main Entrance are the first people to welcome you to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. They assist visitors with information on events scheduled for the day, provide directions and offer luggage services.

Public Telephone

Public telephones are conveniently located around the Centre Core of the Concourse Level.

Bureau de Change (Money Changer)

The Bureau de Change is located at the Concourse Level.

Convenience Kiosk

This general trade kiosk sells light refreshments, magazines, tobacco and sweets.

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KLCC Amenities
KLCC Amenities

Wi-Fi Internet Access

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre offers free of charge Wi-Fi throughout the centre. Work stations with internet access are sited in the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

We will utilise the latest technologies in the planning and delivery of the ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC) 2020.

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